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|215 days ago||
Best Router For Big Dados & Tenons on Exotic Hardwoods? I making a router jig for cutting big fat dados and tenons for natural edge furniture. Wondering if anyone has any advice on what router will be powerful enough to constantly tackle Ebony, Wenge, Padauk. I will probably use it hard for at least 2 or 3 days a week. Please share ...
|390 days ago||
Trying to deice on a 20” spiral cutter head planer. Thinking about grizzly for the bang for the buck, but I have had a few issues with the last two big machines I bought with Grizzly. Woodworking brethren, any suggestions or advice? Especially for the 2 grizzly models G0454Z and G1033. Is there that much difference in the capabilit...
|531 days ago||
Lately I have been seeing a bunch of cool projects using spalted domestic woods like pecan, maple, and even some spalted persimmons. Recently I purchased some wicked Padauk (natural/semi natural edge slabs) and noticed stains in the sapwood….. So I thought. I tried a wet rag to wipe the “stains” away and nothing happened. ...
|736 days ago||
Vacum Kiln Drying - 2 replies
I have been hearing alot about vacuum kilns lately. Does anyone know anything about the cost of one of these systems? Has anyone heard of Vacutherm kiln drying systems and how much those things can cost? Appreciate your input. Village Boy~
|872 days ago||
I am currently narrowing down my choice for 5 HP Bandsaw (mostly for resaw). I will be cutting Ebony, Wenge, Afrormosia, and Padauk, but mostly ebony. I am trying to figure out what carbide blade will cut the best an last the longest when tackling ebony day in and day out for the next several months. Considering most of my boards are 3-4&...
|881 days ago||
Greetings all, I am rookie woodworker w/experience in residential/commercial remodeling. Found a good connection on rough exotic lumber and decided to get my workshop together so I can build furniture with some wicked looking wood. Got a bunch of wide boards of Gabon Ebony with dimensions: 3-4” x 12-19” x 73” Boards f...